Top 10 Things to Put on Your Summer 2023 Bucket list!


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Hillsboro Globe Reporter – Madison Martin

Summer break is almost here! After several long and tired days at school, take this time to relax, find hobbies, or complete things off of your bucket list! Use up your 2023 summer the best you can before school starts again! Here are top 10 things to do this summer to keep you occupied!

  • Go to Dollywood: A Must Do Experience In The Smokies
    • Voted the #1 Theme Park in the United States by Tripadvisor, Dollywood offers more than 50 world-class rides, high-energy entertainment, award-winning dining and the friendliest park atmosphere in the world!
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  • Go berry picking! Nashville and Middle TN Berry Picking
    • Nashville and Middle TN are offering families and friends to go berry and vegetable picking this summer! Starting mid April through the star of June, strawberries will be the first to be picked. In addition, blackberries and blueberries will be good for picking toward the end of June and beginning of July.





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  • Go to East Nashville’s Tomato Art Fest!
    • East Nashville is known for their Tomato Art Fest! This Festival brings families and friends together to appreciate local artists, food, and music! This festival will be held August 11, 5-10 PM and August 12, 9 AM-7 PM. Visit the link to view more information about this event.
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  • Movies in the Park!
    • At Elmington Park, every Thursday in June, family and friends gather to watch some of their favorite movies! There are also many food trucks to enjoy while watching! Here are the dates for the month of June listed below:
    • June 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29
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  • Have a lake day! Nashville boat rentals 
    • Enjoy a hot, summer day at the lake! If you don’t own a boat, a website is linked below for rentals.
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  • Visit Nashville’s Farmer’s Market
    • Nashville’s Farmer’s Market is the tourist destination! Or, if you’re a local, it’s still so much fun to sit and eat with friends or go shop for your favorite foods! From live music to fresh produce, this farmer’s market is such a comforting environment to be around while spending time with family and friends this summer.
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  • Go to music festivals! Bonnaroo and CMA Fest
    • Right now, the 2 top music festivals being hosted this summer is Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN, and the CMA fest in Nashville, TN! If you’re into Kendrick Lamar, Odesza, or Paramore, Bonnaroo is for you! If you enjoy Luke Bryan or Jason Aldean, the CMA fest is the best choice for you! Be sure to get tickets before they sell out!
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  • Go to the beach! Panama City Beach and Seaside
    • While this may be an obvious thing to do, it always ends up being so fun and relaxing! If you can, go down to the beach with your friends or family and have fun in the sun this summer! Panama City Beach is a very popular tourist destination, as well as Seaside.
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